Presentation on theme: "OSHAUpdate. OSHAs Mission To Assure So Far as Possible Every Working Man and Woman in the Nation Safe and Healthful Working Conditions..."— Presentation transcript:
OSHAs Mission To Assure So Far as Possible Every Working Man and Woman in the Nation Safe and Healthful Working Conditions...
OSHA Publishes White Paper on I2P2 Over a billion $ per week in costs. Many employers slow to adopt a workplace "safety culture" Effective injury and illness prevention programs emphasize top-level ownership of the program, participation by employees, and a "find and fix" approach to workplace hazards. Injury and illness prevention programs need not be resource-intensive and can be adapted to meet the needs of any size organization.
OSHA Can Help You Prove to Your Project Managers that Safety Pays
OSHA Can Help You Prove to Your Boss that Safety Pays Table saw guard - $435 Heat Injury Prevention Program and Training – 10 employees - $1500 Kevlar Glove - $42 10-hour OSHA Training – 10 employees -$3000 Total Cost - $4977
OSHA Can Help You Prove to Your Boss that Safety Pays
Site Specific Targeting for 2011 Effective Date – September 9, 2011 2010 OSHA Data Initiative - 2009 injury and illness data collected
Approximately 3700 worksites on primary list –Trigger DARTs and DAFWIIs different for manufacturing, non-manufacturing and nursing and personal care facilities National Average DART – 1.8 National Average DAFWII – 1.1 Comprehensive Safety inspection, possible health inspection No low-rate establishments – will be covered by Recordkeeping NEP SST 11
Approximately 3000 manufacturing establishments –DART rate at or above 7.0 or –DAFWII case rate at or above 5.0 Approximately 400 non-manufacturing Establishments –DART rate at or above 15.0 or –DAFWII case rate at or above 14.0 Approximately 300 nursing and personal care facilities (SIC 805) –DART rate at or above 16.0 or –DAFWII case rate at or above 13.0
Federal Agency Targeting Inspection Program – FEDTARG 12 Designed to focus on specific federal agency worksites experiencing a high number of lost time cases Nationwide inspection targeting program for workplaces staffed by federal employees or by contractors whose work is supervised on a day-to-day basis by federal agency personnel. Directive Number: 11-04 (FAP 01)
FEDTARG 12 Primary list will come from randomly selected establishments –100% of the establishments within the Regions jurisdiction reporting 100 or more lost time cases (LTCs) during FY 2008 –50% of the establishments reporting 50 to 99 LTCs –10% of the establishments reporting 20 to 49 LTCs. All sites on the primary list must be inspected.
FEDTARG 12 Comprehensive safety inspection 24 months Possible comprehensive or partial health inspection Activities not supervised by the federal agency with obvious hazards VPP and partnerships
Prerules Bloodborne Pathogens Infectious Diseases Injury and Illness Prevention Program Reinforced Concrete in Construction and preventing Backover Injuries and Fatalities Standards Improvement Project IV Vertical Tandem Lifts Review/Lookback of OSHA Chemical Standards
Proposed Rules Occupational Exposure to Crystalline Silica Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Occupational Injury and Illness Recording and Reporting Requirements--NAICS Update and Reporting Revisions Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards--Personal Protection Equipment (Head Protection)
Final Rules Confined Spaces in Construction Electric Power Transmission and Distribution; Electrical Protective Equipment Walking Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems (Slips, Trips, and Fall Prevention) Hazard Communication Revising the Underground Construction and Demolition Standards To Make the Cranes and Derricks in Construction Rule Applicable to Those Activities Cranes and Derricks in Construction: Revision to Digger Derricks' Requirements
Direct Final Rule on Acetylene Standard December 5, 2011 Replaces a reference to an outdated consensus standard with an updated reference that reflects current industry practices in the acetylene industry. Take effect March 5, 2012, unless…
New Tire Charts Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Tube-type Truck and Bus Tires Chart Demounting and Mounting Procedures for Tubeless Truck and Bus Tires Chart Multi-Piece Rim Matching Chart Servicing Multi-Piece and Single-Piece Rim Wheels 29 CFR 1910.177 Manual
12 Construction Educational Videos (in Spanish Also) Falls in Construction –Floor Openings –Fixed Scaffolds –Bridge Decking –Reroofing –Leading Edge Work Sprains and Strains in Construction –Pulling Cables –Laying Stone Struck-by Accidents in Construction –Vehicle Back-over –Swinging Cranes Carbon Monoxide in Construction –Portable Gas-Powered Equipment Excavations in Construction –Trenching –Soil Classification
New Factsheets For Preventing Fatal Falls In Residential Construction Installing Roof Trusses Installing Roof Tiles Roof Repairs
Other Issues Workplace Violence Distracted Driving
Man Who Extorted Tens Of Thousands Of Dollars From New York City Construction Sites Receives Jail Term Anthony Lewis of Brooklyn, N.Y Sentenced seven to 21 years in prison for posing as a government inspector to extort tens of thousands of dollars from New York City building contractors. Many of the contractors victimized were members of minority groups or were immigrants, primarily from Asia or the Middle East Lewis, his partner, and other members of their organization visited construction job sites carrying clipboards and video cameras, and wearing hardhats bearing their organization's name, making it appear that they worked for a government agency. Payoffs of $300 to $10,000. If contractors refused to pay, reports of false violations and hazards were made to New York City agencies, including the Department of Buildings and the Police and Fire Departments, and federal agencies, such as OSHA and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.
Most Frequently Cited Standards Construction (SIC 15-17) FY 11 Fall Protection – Duty to Have Protection1926.501 Scaffolds – General Requirements1926.451 Ladders1926.1053 Fall Protection – Training1926.503 Head Protection1926.100 General Safety and Health Provisions1926.20 Hazard Communication1910.1200 Eye and Face Protection1926.102 Electrical General Wiring Methods1926.405 Trenching1926.651
Most Frequently Cited Standards Service Industry (SIC 70-89) FY 11 Bloodborne Pathogens1910.1030 Hazard Communication1910.1200 Respiratory Protection1910.134 Electrical – Wiring Methods1910.305 Electrical – General Requirements1910.303 Personal Protective Equipment – General Requirements1910.132 Recordkeeping – Forms1904.29 Portable Fire Extinguisher1910.157 Lockout/Tagout1910.147 Medical Services and First Aid1910.151
Federal Field Safety and Health Councils Federal agencies participation required Meetings every 2 months Companies who have contracts with federal agencies are also encouraged to participate
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